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ENP Dogs, Chiang Mai, Thailand - ❤️

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 | Views [18]

So we finally got back on track with our travels and kicked off with a week at Elephant Nature Park Dogs. We also had the husbands sister with us this week as a birthday gift for her, so it was nice we all got to travel from the UK together.  ... Read more >

Tags: adoption, dog shelter, enp dogs, help is still needed, love, stolen hearts, thailand, travelling, volunteering


Learning to Love Laos

Saturday, 8 Apr 2017 | Views [124]

I would never tell someone not to visit a place, but Vientiane isn't somewhere we see ourselves visiting again. It's beautiful, full of South East Asian/French culture and some lovely things to see, but it's not as welcoming as other places we have visited.... Read more >

Tags: culture, exploring, history, humbling, learning, museums, sightseeing, traffic, warming


Bamboo bridges and Sickness bugs

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017 | Views [95] | Comments [1]

We finally came to leave Pai. We got a lift into town to get our bus tickets. The person in front of us at the station (who shoved his way in) got the last tickets for the Chiang Mai bus that day..... so we stayed another night! We headed across a rickety ... Read more >

Tags: borders, busses, chiang mai, love, new places, pai, relaxed, sickness, soda, talking


Scenic views, Steps and Smokey skies

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017 | Views [79]

With my confidence building slightly on the scooter, without getting cocky, we arranged to meet our friends at the Strawberry farm and set off further out of town. We went to Pai Canyon, a view point apparently popular with tourists for its view of the ... Read more >

Tags: bridge, exploring, fears, hights, hills, pai, pi canyon, scooters, views, white buddha


Anniversaries, Scooters and falling in love with Pai

Monday, 27 Mar 2017 | Views [76] | Comments [1]

The time had come to leave Elephant Nature Park. As sad as we were about this we were so excited to continue our adventure. We had heard lots about a little town called Pai, about a 3 hour bus ride from Chiang Mai. While chatting about travel plans, ... Read more >

Tags: dogs, fires, hills, pai, pools, scooters, sunsets, travel


Behind the scenes of the Elephant Tourist Trade

Sunday, 19 Mar 2017 | Views [137]

. This blog entry is about the upsetting footage we were shown on the way to the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai and during our welcome meeting and time with Lek, the incredible founder or ENP . It is a very tough subject for some to address and it ... Read more >

Tags: animal cruelty, cruelty, crushing, educate, elephants, logging, open your eyes, phajaan, tourist trade, travel


Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai

Sunday, 19 Mar 2017 | Views [139]

Monday morning we finished packing and jumped on a mini bus that collected us from our guest house. We stopped off at 5 other guest houses/hostels then headed to the Elephant Nature Park Office in the Square. At the office we paid our outstanding balances ... Read more >

Tags: animal rescue, dogs, elephants, enp, lek chailert, rescue, scenery, volunteer, work


Impressive temples & Buddhist blessings

Thursday, 16 Mar 2017 | Views [110]

As I told you in an earlier blog post, inside the wall in Chiang Mai is full of temples, lots and lots of temples. So we made a day out of exploring them. The Temples or Wat's, all require modest dress so shoulders must be covered, nothing with a low ... Read more >

Tags: blessings, buddha, chiang mai, culture, monks, temples, walking


White girl spicy, Thai girl spicy

Monday, 6 Mar 2017 | Views [87]

After a few days resting and recovering from being sick, we moved from the hostel to a lovely guest house (even if we did think we were going to be relieved of all our belongings on the way there). It was down the smallest, winding backstreets with no ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, cooking class, guest house


Travelling North and nausea

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 | Views [122]

So the day had come for us to leave Bangkok and head North to Chiang Mai. We had done a bit of research about transport options and although flying seemed to be the quickest, the train was the cheapest. We decided we had the time and 'when in Rome', ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, hostels, north, train


Western world... technology, food and beer

Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 | Views [130]

I can see the attraction of this Koh San Road to back packers, it's crowded, a huge mix of nationalities, western options mixed with Thai, but it seems a lot of people aren't there to take in any culture or soak up the atmosphere, nearly everyone around ... Read more >


River boats, Buddha's and all nighters

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 | Views [100]

The past few days have been a bit of a blur. We have been hit hard by jet lag, and the window issue isn't helping! Day 2 we slept a lot of it away. When we did finally rise we decided to head out and found a river boat out to the Asiatique River front ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, koh san road, reclining buddha, sightseeing, streetfood, walking, wat pho


Romance and Ping Pong balls

Sunday, 12 Feb 2017 | Views [142]

It all began on Monday. What should of been an early night to be rested for travel, turned into an all nighter, packing and panicking. The nerves had official set in. Early hours Tuesday morning we packed our bags into the car and after a few teary ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, culture, muay thai, nightlife, pat pong


Newly weds with no idea...

Tuesday, 7 Feb 2017 | Views [147] | Comments [2]

  Being new to the long term travel scene, after a bit of research it seems to go hand in hand with a blog, something else I am completely new to! So this is an attempt to document and share the experiences of a lifetime. When I suggested travelling ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, newbies, thailand, travel

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